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Title: Processes and Process-Orientation in Foreign Language Teaching and Learning
Edited By: Wai Meng Chan
Kwee Nyet Chin
Nagami Masanori
Titima Suthiwan
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/cont/fb/sk/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9781614510093-1
Series Title: Studies in Second and Foreign Language Education [SSFLE] 4
Description:

There can be no products without processes. Though this statement may
seem to be no more than an overused generalization, it encapsulates the
undoubted importance of processes and process-oriented approaches in
language teaching and learning. In foreign language education in recent
decades, researchers and practitioners alike are increasingly focusing their
attention on: 1) the learner as the active subject of learning and the internal
processes that constitute his/her learning leading to the development of
communicative competence; 2) teaching approaches, curricula and materials
that reflect this view of language learning; and 3) other factors such as the
sociocultural context, social interactions and discourse, and individual learner
characteristics and differences. The theme of this book reflects this paradigm
shift, and the papers included here from the disciplines of foreign language
education and second language acquisition provide vital insights into
processes in curriculum planning, teaching methodology, teacher education
and professional development, language acquisition, language discourse,
classroom instruction and interactions, the development of language skills
and learning strategies, and language learning motivation.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
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Versions:
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9781614510185
Pages: 387
Prices: Europe EURO 69.95
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781614510093
Pages: 387
Prices: Europe EURO 69.95